AMCHAM’s Medical Technology Working group meeting was held on February 20th at New Delhi under the chairmanship of Ms. Aileen Nandi, Honorary USG Chairperson – Healthcare Committee, AMHCAM and Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy and Ms. Meenakshi Nevatia, Chairperson – Healthcare Services Committee, AMCHAM and Managing Director, Stryker India. The meeting encompassed discussions on pricing, standards, Make in India and data protection, along with an update on the advocacy and regulatory landscape for medical devices.
Members pointed out the current situation of the medtech industry along with a few issues based on pricing frame work, standards, Make in India and regulatory challenges. Members enquired about opportunities to provide comments on Section 301 and whether the U.S. government plans to engage to seek comments from members. Based on the issues discussed during the meeting, members decided to meet Indian government officials in the coming month along with a position paper. The meeting concluded with closing remarks thanking the members for their valuable inputs.
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